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Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching

3-star3 stars
Jalan Sultan TengahPantai Damai Santubong, KuchingSarawak93050Malaysia

3-star tree house in Kuching with restaurant, conference center
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Great location
Fantastic service
Food is all right
Bar and Beverages
Bar could improve
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From 538 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching

from $77
  • Cabin
  • Basic Tree House, Balcony, Partial Ocean View

What’s around Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching


  • In a national park
  • Damai Beach - 18 min walk
  • Sarawak Timber Museum - 16.4 mi / 26.5 km
  • Sarawak State Library - 16.9 mi / 27.2 km
  • Cat Museum - 17.1 mi / 27.5 km
  • Sarawak Stadium - 17.1 mi / 27.6 km
  • Masjid Jamek - 17.5 mi / 28.2 km
  • Astana Palace - 18.4 mi / 29.6 km

Getting around

  • Kuching (KCH-Kuching Intl.) - 55 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 32 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • Free self parking (limited)


  • Area shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Meeting rooms 3
  • Conference center
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built 1990
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


The Feeding Tree - This beachfront restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching’s small print

Also known as

  • Permai
  • Permai Rainforest Kuching
  • Permai Rainforest Resort
  • Permai Rainforest Resort Kuching
  • Permai Resort
  • Permai Rainforest Hotel Kuching
  • Permai Rainforest Resort Kuching, Sarawak


Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

Cribs/Infant beds are available for MYR 20.0 per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MYR 40 per person (one way)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 5 and 12 costs MYR 20.00 (one-way)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 31 reviews

Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching
Special place in nature
Superb location. LOVED the jungle pool, LOVED the beach, LOVED having meals overlooking the beach. LOVED being surrounded by nature. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Seeing the Silver Leaf Monkey was really cool. For use, this is what took a bit of adjustment: wildflife in the cabin (giant ants, a large spider, a very fast little lizard). Not complaining - this was part of "one with nature" charm. One thing that could have been better: since there is no AC in the cabins, one must use the ceiling fans - except they were very DIRTY, a thick black layer of dust covering the white wings of each fan. Well, our family got into the cabin late in the evening, and, before turning the fans on, we took some toilet paper and cleaned each one.
simona, us2 night family trip
Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching
Very Good8.0
Comfort and great natural views.
LEE SAN, us1 night family trip
Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching
Could be better
Oustanding location, but cabins in need of some tlc (and some cleaning) and the food is pretty mediocre.
James, gb3 night trip
Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching
Very Good8.0
Undiscovered charm
Staying in a Permai treehouse was a unique experience. It’s true that the houses are a bit dated but I believe they are in the throes of a refurbishment programme. They are beautifully situated with the rainforest in one side and the sea on the other and going to sleep with the sound of the waves and the crickets was very soothing! The pace of life at Permai is much slower that we are used to and you need to just relax and be patient, the staff are delightful and do their best in their own time. We were however a bit surprised that there was no alcohol served at all on site and thought that should have been mentioned in the booking process. The resort was keen to promote their trips and we took an evening boat excursion supposedly to view dolphins, crocs etc - unfortunately we did not come across any. Not their fault of course but we would have loved to have had some information during the trip about where we were, the local environment etc. Permai still feels like a relatively undiscovered holiday destination and this is undoubtedly part of its overall charm.
A Traveler, gb3 night trip
Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching
Very Good8.0
The place is amazing, being in the middle of the nature is truly appreciable. The activities are diverse. I was disappointed by something: the room was not clean (treehouse). We paid quite a price and expected the place to be clean. Unfortunately the room and mini kitchen and bathroom didn't seem to be really cared off. Why? The curtains were really sticky and dirty (metallic ones in the bathroom), the towels had some yellow stains on it, the toilet paper had apparently been under some water and dried again (how can you give this to clients...), there was some dust in the corners. The place is really nice overall and I don;t get why the tenants don't take a real care of it, specially in a place being in the middle of the jungle and by the sea, it needs even more extra care.
Charline, sg1 night romance trip

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Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching

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